Facets Animation Program

For ages 9-14, Grades 4-8

Facets Computer Animation Program is an intensive, 5-day, hands-on workshop designed to teach children ages 9 and up basic filmmaking vocabulary, story development and computer animation skills. Aligned with Common Core Curriculum, the program offers students a foundation to understanding media arts through expert instruction by Facets staff, and with professional animators who will guide children through the development and realization of their own short story ideas using Toon Boom animation software.

Facets Animation Program

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Schedule: Teaching artists have availability February – May.  


The workshop take place for 5 consecutive days, about 1 ½ - 2 hours each day or for 45 min - 1 hr for 10 consecutive days. Participants should be middle school age although could be as young as 9 or 10 years old.  


Workshop Cost: $100 per student.


Contact or call 773-281-9075 ext. 3011 for more information about Facets Animation Program for your school!


Facets Multi-Media is a nonprofit film arts organization dedicated to the exhibition, distribution & education of foreign, independent & classic cinema. Facets Children’s Programs organizes the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, the largest annual festival of films for children in the world; Facets Kids Film Camp, teaching children ages 7 to 14 film theory, aesthetics, basic production skills, and critique; and special screenings and filmmaking workshops throughout the year.  

Facets Nimation Program